10 Adorable Ways to Dress Up for Trick-or-Treat With Your Baby
Oct20

10 Adorable Ways to Dress Up for Trick-or-Treat With Your Baby

What’s the best part about taking your baby out for trick-or-treat? You get to eat all of the candy! (We’re not ashamed to admit that we have quite the sweet tooth ourselves.) All joking aside, taking your child out for their first trick-or-treat in costume is one of the best and most fun ways to make family memories and start new traditions. You have to snap up those adorable photo-ops before they get old enough to be “too cool” to...

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Family Trick-or-Treating Tips by Abby Smith
Oct20

Family Trick-or-Treating Tips by Abby Smith

Hello, Costume Express readers! My name is Abby, and I’m a busy stay-at-home mom to four little rascals under 5. I’m also a blogger/vlogger at TwistMePretty.com, where most know me for my hair tutorials and lifestyle posts.   Over the years, I’ve learned that when I let my kids have creative control over their Halloween costumes — even if that means sacrificing a cute family theme — it always makes the holiday more...

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Top 10 Family Halloween Costume Themes
Sep29

Top 10 Family Halloween Costume Themes

Group Halloween costumes are always fun. With a few friends, you can assemble your own Justice League, or recreate your favorite TV shows and movies. Dressing up with your kids on Halloween is even better. Just think of how cute your whole family will be when it’s time for trick-or-treat! These are the top family Halloween costume themes for 2015. If you’re going out to celebrate together, then show off your style and...

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How to Include Your Dog in Your Halloween Fun
Sep11

How to Include Your Dog in Your Halloween Fun

Pet owners love including their furry friends in all aspects of their lives, but sometimes it can be difficult. Halloween, in particular, can be tricky for pet owners. Common occurrences that define the holiday, such as scary masks and loud, sudden noises, can scare animals, making it tricky to include them in the festivities at all – but that doesn’t have to be the case. With the right planning, man’s best friend can be man’s best...

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Building Disney’s Descendants Costumes for a Family Halloween
Jul23

Building Disney’s Descendants Costumes for a Family Halloween

Villains have families, too, you know. That’s what the live-action Disney Channel movie, Descendants, is all about: in the kingdom of Auradon, the son and daughters of all the classic Disney’s villains are given a chance to redeem themselves. Allowed to attend high school with members of Disney royalty and other movie heroes, they need to decide whether they’ll follow their good sides, or try to help their villainous parents escape...

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Mickey and Minnie Dress-Up Ideas for your Whole House of Mouse
Jul08

Mickey and Minnie Dress-Up Ideas for your Whole House of Mouse

Ever since they were first drawn together in the 1920s, Mickey and Minnie Mouse have been featured in hundreds of comic strips, cartoons, movies, and more. Between their classic works and appearances in newer video games, like the Kingdom Hearts and Epic Mickey series, they’re a couple of characters that adults, as well as kids of all ages, love. Those mouse ears are one of the most recognizable symbols in the world, too. Have you...

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Minions Costume Ideas for Making Mischief
Jun18

Minions Costume Ideas for Making Mischief

The Minions are back! First debuting in 2010’s Despicable Me, the yellow Minion creatures themselves have been around since the dawn of time. Whether it’s Genghis Khan, Dracula, or even a Tyrannosaurus Rex, they’ve always pledged their allegiance to the latest and greatest villains of the era (even though things never seem to turn out very well for their masters). We like to keep up with all of the new Minions costumes, too. Stuart,...

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Patriotic Costumes – Dress-Up Fun for the Whole Family
Jun04

Patriotic Costumes – Dress-Up Fun for the Whole Family

Patriotic costumes are just as perfect for 4th of July cookouts as they are for Halloween, and they’re always good at creating fun family photo-ops. They’re also great for school- and church-sponsored plays and pageants, in case you’re looking to clothe an entire colonial classroom for President’s Day. Here are a few of our historical heroes, along with a few ways that you and your children can dress up just like them.  ...

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Easter Costumes
Mar11

Easter Costumes

Easter’s coming up quicker than you might think! It’s on April 5 this year, and we’ve been keeping a countdown for a while now. After all, aside from Halloween, when else are buckets (or baskets) of treats a common thing? Whether they’re full of chocolates and sweets or healthy snacks, we can always get behind that. The treats are really the reason why Easter is one of our favorite holidays, but Easter costumes are a big thing, too!...

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